Robert McKennon and Scott Calvert Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: “New Regulations Will Benefit Claimants in Disability Insurance Cases”

Posted in: Department of Labor/Regulations, Disability Insurance, Disability Insurance News, ERISA, Insurance Litigation Blog, Legal Articles, News Blog January 12, 2017

In the January 12, 2017 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Robert McKennon and Scott Calvert of the McKennon Law Group PC published an article summarizing the new U.S. Department of Labor disability insurance claims regulations aimed at reducing the inherent conflicts of interest present when ERISA plan administrators review long-term disability and short-term disability insurance benefit claims.  In the article entitled “New Regulations Will Benefit Claimants in Disability Insurance Cases,” Mr. McKennon and Mr. Calvert explain that the new regulations require that insurance companies and ERISA plan administrators keep individual claimants much more informed throughout the claim process, which the Department of Labor believed was necessary to ensure a full and fair review of short-term disability and long-term …

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